Archive for October 24th, 2014

Foreign Exchange Insights and Next Week

Next Week

October 24, 2014

Central bank policy meetings are scheduled in the United States, Japan, Sweden, New Zealand, Russia, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Hungary and Israel.  The Bank of Japan publishes its quarterly outlook on economic activity and prices on Friday, and the FOMC meeting is not one of those to be followed by a press conference. European clocks are […] More

Deeper Analysis

A Third of a Century of U.S. Disinflation

October 24, 2014

After accelerating from 7.0% per annum during the three years to end-1978 to 11.0% during the three years to end-1981, core consumer price inflation slowed to 4.7% per year between end-1981 and end-1984, 4.1% in 1985-87, 4.7% in 1988-90, 3.6% in 1991-3, 2.8% in 1994-96, 2.2% in 1997-1999, 2.4% in 2000-02, 1.8% in 2003-05, 2.3% […] More

New Overnight Developments Abroad - Daily Update


October 24, 2014

On an otherwise quiet Friday from a data release standpoint, investors will be monitoring any news regarding the confirmed case of Ebola in New York City.  Other areas of interest are Sunday’s ECB report on how banks did on the latest stress test and next week’s FOMC meeting.  No press conference is scheduled after the […] More